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Mixed Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Down to 7.8%

Rhonda8 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 9:59 AM
I suspect that those so-called unemployment numbers have been falsified. They'll do anything to get their horse in the race re-elected and fudging numbers is a favorite of liberals. They over-sample Democrats when polling for the presidential race so, what makes ANYONE want to trust the unemployment numbers "shifting" in favor of the spending policies of the President? These are government agencies (under the current administration) which are providing the new percentages which amazingly enough have come out in time prior to the election. They want to show that they have the ideal method to "heal" the economy and that's tax and spend. We KNOW this doesn't work because the Depression lasted 8 years longer than it should have due to the same
The jobs report prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics had mixed news today. Job growth was mediocre - only 114,000 new jobs were added in September, which isn't even enough to keep up with population growth. The top-line unemployment number fell to 7.8% and there was actually an increase in the labor force participation rate.

The biggest news consisted of revisions to previous reports. BLS revised the previous two months up by almost 100,000 total jobs (there were 40,000 more jobs added to August and 44,000 jobs added to July).

The economy has remained sluggish, even with the...